Boykins college student recognized at state leadership conference

Published 6:03 pm Friday, May 24, 2019


brianna johnson phi beta lambda state leadership conference first place award in accounting

Brianna Johnson of Boykins with her first place award in Accounting for Professionals at the North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. Submitted | Stephanie C. Peede

Brianna Johnson, a Chowan University student from Boykins, was recognized at the 65th annual North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference, held April 4-7 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

During the conference, each student had the opportunity to attend leadership workshops and compete in a maximum of two judged events. Only the top eight participants in each category were recognized with a certificate. Of these various competitions, Johnson placed first in Accounting for Professionals and fifth in Job Interview.

The Chowan chapter placed second in Eastern Region Professional Division — Foundation Chapter Affiliation Membership and third in Eastern Region Chapter Membership.

Chowan University, a Christian liberal arts university, is located in Murfreesboro, North Carolina.